1 / 3 cup chopped sweetened dried cranberries ( for orange cranberry cookies )
METHOD 1 . Preheat the oven to 300 ° F . 2 . Whip the butter and icing sugar in a mixer on high speed using the paddle attachment for about 2 minutes until light and fluffy . Scrape the side of the bowl , whip for another 2 minutes .
3 . In a separate bowl , whisk remaining dry ingredients together , then slowly add dry ingredients to mixer , mixing until just combined . 4 . Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and chill for about 2 hours . 5 . Take out the dough half an hour before rolling . 6 . Roll dough to about 1 / 4 ” thickness and cut into shapes using your favourite cookie cutter . 7 . Bake for 7 minutes , then rotate cookie sheet and bake for 5-7 minutes until cookies can easily be moved on the tray . 8 . Take out and rest on the cooling rack .